1. Where did your likes go? Please Read This Thread »

Why are these athletes not getting arrested for drugs?!

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Killer ofTrolls, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. Killer ofTrolls Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2013
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    0
    Look, I don't give a shit what people do, nor do I want anyone to get arrested.
    But how are these pro athletes not getting arrested after getting caught with Cocain or weed and such in public media surrounded medical tests, in contries where the substance is illegal...
     
  2. UncleFester Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2014
    Messages:
    336
    Likes Received:
    0
    Pretty hard to arrest someone for using drugs. He got caught with it in his system not in his possession.
     
  3. Hans Gercmiov Titanium Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2010
    Messages:
    35,869
    Likes Received:
    198
    Location:
    Texas
    Failing a drug screen is not a crime.
     
  4. BakiPayne Titanium Ape Planet Belt... Always Defend ♠♠♠

    Joined:
    May 28, 2007
    Messages:
    42,544
    Likes Received:
    1,449
    Location:
    2020 George Floyd rd
    I'm sure if they were caught with drugs on their person they would be arrested or charged. Can't arrest because you used or failed a drug test.
     
  5. Shogun Rising I am Shiva god of death

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2011
    Messages:
    8,534
    Likes Received:
    0
    Because the drug war mostly affects poor people who can't defend themselves against selective enforcement.
     
  6. Ken Oath Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2013
    Messages:
    3,066
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Straya
  7. tenniswhiz Steel Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2009
    Messages:
    33,352
    Likes Received:
    118
    Location:
    Santa Monica
    Yes.
    Even though it's the same thing.
     
  8. PorkPiePusher Loro Piana cashmere belt

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2011
    Messages:
    3,415
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
    In the US, and most of Europe, production, trafficking and posesion of drugs are crimes, while use is not - though I'll admit, it's hard to use if not in posession in the first place.

    This kind of drug-related crime system is currently under heavy criticism from various associations and groups for not including drug-use related crimes.
     
  9. Adamant S.A.S.S.

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2009
    Messages:
    20,454
    Likes Received:
    99
    Same reason regular people who volunterily go to rehab dont
     
  10. Killer ofTrolls Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2013
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    0
    Lol, this law is just retarded. I think it's simple to assume a guy had drugs in his possession before smoking it, derp.
     
  11. Rittsy Red Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2013
    Messages:
    8,309
    Likes Received:
    0
    I was walking around Greg Jackson's house. I tripped. And fell into a mountain of what I thought was flour. I now know this was cocaine. I am sorry.

    -Jon Jones.
     
  12. FallonFoxGOAT Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2013
    Messages:
    7,688
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    The secret Eye Poke Army headquarters.
    Innocent until proven guilty, bruh.

    The justice system works!
     
  13. honzo Black Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    5,485
    Likes Received:
    0
    Killer of trolls.
    I guess you should kill yourself too
     
  14. cheequee White Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2015
    Messages:
    50
    Likes Received:
    0
    yuuup nice.
     
  15. JDB Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,889
    Likes Received:
    0
    Uncle Dana makes it go away.
     
  16. warriorsman You can run but you can’t hide

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Messages:
    16,119
    Likes Received:
    12
    In system is not possession.
     
  17. warriorsman You can run but you can’t hide

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Messages:
    16,119
    Likes Received:
    12
    You live in Iran?

    The police arrests everybody coming out of rehab and they have gallows outside of drug treatment centers?
     
  18. warriorsman You can run but you can’t hide

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Messages:
    16,119
    Likes Received:
    12
    I think somebody should spike TS' drink with coke to show him how logic works.
     
  19. Jose Aldo Nova in vino veritas Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2010
    Messages:
    16,417
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Long Island, New York
    No, no - it's better this way. Who wants to get arrested for previously being in possession of ecstasy while being on ecstasy? It'll almost definitely ruin the roll!
     
  20. TheScorpionDude Get over here! ~~~~~~~~~~~~==>

    Joined:
    May 15, 2014
    Messages:
    10,095
    Likes Received:
    329
    Location:
    NetherRealm
    Its common sense that people that use were in possession of the drug, meaning they should be arrested.

    However, by not charging users for having used, they encourage people to get help.

    Same as the laws in some countries (including mine) where they don't charge you if you give your illegal weapons to the authorities. No one would do this if they get arrested and there would be way more weapons in circulation.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.